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Software Engineer, Real-Time Analytics

Pinterest, San Francisco, CA, US

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About Pinterest:  

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

 

Our Real Time Analytics team owns, develops and maintains two storage solutions in Pinterest: In-house time series storage solution & Druid. Both have high impact and priority. Druid is being used as a distributed analytics storage solution which is a new technology being adopted by different teams in the company. The mission of the team is to build systems that are not only highly scalable, performant, and reliable, but also a delight to use. Our systems enable our product engineers to move fast and build awesome features rapidly on top of them.

What you’ll do:

  • Build, own, and improve innovative storage services that serve almost all of Pinterest’s teams
  • Contribute to open source databases like Druid and work on making in house storage solution open source
  • Work on making our storage solution self serve
  • Continually improve operability, scalability, efficiency, performance, and reliability of our storage solutions

What we're looking for:

  • Deep expertise on distributed storage systems
  • Strong ability to work cross functionally with multiple teams and with the storage SRE/DBA team
  • Fluent in Java, C/C++, and/or Python
  • Good communication skills and an excellent team player.

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